Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) - Monitoring, Impact and Treatment

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Academic Editor

Mohamed Nageeb Rashed

Aswan University, Egypt

Series Editor

J. Kevin Summers

Environmental Protection Agency, United States of America

PublishedApril 13th, 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.95151

ISBN978-1-83968-207-0

Print ISBN978-1-83968-206-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83968-208-7

Copyright year2022

Number of pages172

Part of the book seriesEnvironmental Sciences

Issn2754-6713

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Endocrine Disruptor Impact on Zebrafish Larvae: Posterior Lateral Line System as a New Target

By Ahmed Nasri, Patricia Aïssa, Ezzeddine Mahmoudi, Hamouda Beyrem and Véronique Perrier

15
2. Role and Effect of Persistent Organic Pollutants to Our Environment and Wildlife

By Nisha Gaur, Dhiraj Dutta, Aman Jaiswal, Rama Dubey and Dev Vrat Kamboj

117
3. Impact of PCBs, Furan and Dioxin on Hepatocarcinogenesis

By Mohamed Helal, Sara Ghanem and Amany El-Sikaily

96
4. Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Bizerte Lagoon Ecosystem: Occurrence, Distribution, and Ecotoxicological Assessment Using Marine Organism

By Ahmed Nasri, Takoua Mhadhbi, Mohamed Allouche, Amel Hannachi, Hary Demey, Patricia Aïssa, Hamouda Beyrem and Ezzeddine Mahmoudi

27
5. Type, Sources, Methods and Treatment of Organic Pollutants in Wastewater

By Poslet Shumbula, Collet Maswanganyi and Ndivhuwo Shumbula

203
6. Nonthermal Mechanochemical Destruction of POPs

By Giovanni Cagnetta and Mohammadtaghi Vakili

102
8. Occurrence and Removal of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

By Siyabonga Aubrey Mhlongo, Linda Lunga Sibali, Kholofelo Clifford Malematja and Peter P. Ndibewu

25

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